He is touchy and proud, but ultimately loyal to his friends and his cause. When he becomes a genuine friend of Brutus following the reconciliation in the tent, he remains faithful and refuses to blame Brutus for the dilemma that he encounters at Philippi, even though he has reason to do so. This shows that Julius Caesar, like any leaders, has great ambition. Torn between his loyalty to Caesar and his allegiance to the state, Brutus becomes the tragic hero of the play. However, Cassius becomes jealous and envious of Caesar after Caesar defeats his rival, the Roman general Pompey, and becomes more powerful in Rome. I do fear the people do choose Caesar for their king? However he has some weaknesses such as insecurity; he is too open, naïve, and gullible, Iago plays on his weaknesses which brings about his downfall and he kills himself.
In Act 1, Scene 2, Cassius demonstrates this strength by influencing Brutus to think more seriously about stopping Caesar from becoming king by reasoning with him and pressuring him. This comparison tells us two things. Cassius is manipulative, or good at convincing others to do what he wants. Brutus says that Antony cannot see their members of the conspiracy hearts, which are full of pity. Although he is, in fact, a dictator, he is not a king and is ethical. This quote demonstrates that Cassius is motivated to kill Caesar by his jealousy of his power and the belief that Caesar would make his life intolerable if made king. He compares himself to the brightest star in the sky and to an Olympian god.
Strato an officer and soldier in Brutus' army. Julius Caesar and Cassius were longtime friends in The Tragedy of Julius Caesar, one of Shakespeare's tragic plays. In many points of the play, Brutus was talking and next to Caesar. Casca — Casca appears early in the play and relates to Brutus and Cassius and the audience what transpires at the Feast of Lupercal in Act I. Cassius however also takes a physiological journey within the drama as his perception of fate and superstition changes significantly.
But what would cause a person to kill a close friend? His feeling of immortality in the eyes of the public led to his death despite the warning given by his wife Portia. Caesar claims he has the right to maintain his banishment on Cimber because weakening this punishment would weaken the empire. The two of us could have made great friends and a good team if the man dropped his morals and principles for a second! Unlike Brutus, who loves Caesar but is opposed to the idea of a monarchy, Cassius seems more motivated by jealousy, even hatred, of Caesar than by any political ideology, as he first professes. He put it the third time by, and still as he refused it the rabblement hooted and clapped their chapped hands and threw up their sweaty nightcaps and uttered such a deal of stinking breath because Caesar refused the crown that it had almost choked Caesar, for he swooned and fell down at it. Brutus also declares to himself that his role in the conspiracy is to save Rome.
Brutus and Caesar both respect each other, but in different ways. He had moral values dealing with Rome and its people. The army of the Triumvirate reached Asia Minor and stopped by the town of Sardis. Cinna a man opposed to Caesar. In many points of the play, Brutus was talking and next to Caesar.
Brutus also declares to himself that his role in the conspiracy is to save Rome. He uses a roundabout approach to convince Brutus. Suddenly your friend becomes more successful than you. Relationship with Two Characters Relationship with Caesar My relationship with this man has been a shaky one from the start. He's morals often did annoy me. He is removed from office after derobing the statues of Caesar. In the beginning toward the end of the story, Brutus goes from being a best friend, to a conspirator, to a murder, to an exile, and finally a victim of suicide.
He can be the noblest man if not for his arrogance in this play. Cassius sees Brutus as the catalyst that will unite the leading nobles in a conspiracy, and he makes the recruitment of Brutus his first priority. Brutus accuses Cassius of being too compulsive; he does not think, he simply strives to generate money by any means necessary. Cicero was killed by the Triumvirs after the assassination of Caesar; a witness to the assassination of Caesar. During the battle, Cassius thought that they lost, so he commits suicide. Brutus is also a very smart character.
For example, over a number of days, he plants forged letters supposedly written by concerned Roman citizens in Brutus home. An important item in his plan is to get rid of Mark Antony as well, along with Caesar since he concludes that he is a potential danger to their cause. And for mine own part, I durst not laugh, for fear of opening my lips and receiving the bad air. Brutus also loves Caesar but fears his power. And despite the fact that Brutus was one of those who wanted Caesar die, he also delivers his speech at the funeral of Caesar.
Mark Antony: Mark Antony is a young soldier and politician, as well as an ally and protégé to Julius Caesar. As far as he is concerned, they are meaningless and not worth his time. Secondly, the leadership of the conspiracy is never doubted or questioned. The stages are split up into three levels, preconventional, conventional, and postconventional morality. However, the audience should question whether or not this inflated speech is grounds for the horrific murder that follows.